Power Fruits for Spring

Okay, so you’ve read over and over again, eat more raw fruits and vegetables and now that beautiful spring has arrived, I bet you simply cannot wait to dig into the fresh, sweet natural goodness of raw fruit! Well, why don’t you get out of your comfort zone and check out more than the typical […]

Avocado and Mango Salad

  If you’re in need of a crowd-pleasing salad, check out this amazing Avocado and Mango Salad recipe chock-full of seasonal Spring veggies and fruits that are rich in vitamins, minerals and good fats…not to mention super delicious, too! INGREDIENTS: 3 Tbsp. Grape Seed Oil  1 Tbsp. freshly squeezed lime juice 1 Tbsp. freshly squeezed orange juice 1 shallot, minced 1/2 […]

Exotic Fruits – Dragon Fruit

As we continue in our “Exotic Fruits” series, check out the spectacular dragon fruit.  You’ve likely heard the name, but did you have any idea it looked like this? Amazing! Dragon fruit is a beautiful fruit grown in Southeast Asia, Mexico, Central and South America, and Israel. The plant is actually a type of cactus, […]

Ever heard of the Pineberry?

Have you ever heard of the pineberry? The word “pineberry” is a fusion of the words “pineapple” and “strawberry” and refers to a relatively new pale pink or pale orange to white strawberry cultivar that is adorned with red achenes (strawberry seeds). Like the modern Garden Strawberry (Fragaria x ananassa), the pineberry is a hybrid […]

Strawberry Spinach Salad

Hey folks…if you’re looking for another take on the traditional spinach salad, throw some fresh strawberries into the mix, perfect for a beautiful springtime dish! (Just be aware of the Dirty Dozen list and purchase organic strawberries.) Also, you can always substitute with blackberries, raspberries, etc. INGREDIENTS: Baby Spinach Red onion, chopped (as much as […]

Celebrate Spring – Eat Asparagus

As the cold season melts away, fresh greens, tender shoots, and young sprouts begin pushing their way through the warming soil. Green beans, peas and peppers are at their peak. Plump red strawberries and fragrant pineapples sweeten market shelves. The widening array of springtime produce is a harbinger of the larger harvest to come. Which brings […]